The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), stipulates that any place of business, regardless of size or number of employees, both public and private, must provide equal access and “reasonable accommodations” for both the general and disabled public. Are you in compliance?
International Handicap Symbol
If you operate almost any business, you need to be […]
ATM Security ATM (Automated Teller Machine) Security ATMs like a time machine extend traditional banking hours by dispensing cash and making other transactions available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. At the beginning of 1974, there were only 1,656 operating ATMs nationwide. Today, online debit cardholders initiate approximately 12 billion ATM transactions per […]
A correctly chosen deadbolt lock, offers much more security than the standard entry knob lock. What is the real job that the locks on your doors are expected to perform? There is an old saying in the security industry that “locks only keep honest people honest”, lets face reality, if someone really wants into your […]
A locksmith service scam has been running wild in major cities in the USA for a number of years, and is now spreading to other areas. Authorities in many states are aware of the problem, however they have not had a lot of luck stamping this out. There seem to be a few dispatch firms […]
Keys to The Castle Who has keys to your castle? Home Security 101! The key to your home is the first line of defense for home security, if you did not have your lock changed by a reputable professional locksmith, or physically install new locking hardware yourself, you do not know who else may have […]
Securing Your Castle
Broken Glass next to Lock
In the world of today, we no longer employ the moat, drawbridge or 30 foot high walls as security devices. However, if we know the correct methods and devices to use, we can attain better security than those devices afforded. Our first line of defense, is […]
A Locking Mailbox, might save you from identity theft. A major, almost always, overlooked security risk is your mailbox. We as a society have universally trusted that metal box at the end of the driveway or attached to the front of our house to securely guard our correspondence for as long as […]
How To Choose Your Professional Locksmith or Security Technician There are thousands of businesses in the USA who present themselves as experts in various security protocols, this article will guide you as a consumer in how to determine who really is qualified. When choosing a professional locksmith, or other security technician, you […]
Security Awareness IQ What is your Security Awareness IQ? Your awareness of the need for security could be more important than all of the locks and security systems you employ!
Your awareness of the need for security, is the best place to begin a discussion on physical property security. What is security […]